Environmental Coordinator

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Peace River Hydro Partners
Ft. St. John, BC, Canada
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

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Environmental Coordinator

Join a world class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project. Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace. We need you to help us build this legacy!

Under the general direction of the Site Environmental Manager, and with minimum supervision, the successful Environmental Coordinator has the primary responsibility for coordinating the activities of the Environmental Monitoring teams, who will conduct monitoring activities to ensure that construction activities comply with environmental protection plans. The Environmental Coordinator will also communicate with construction teams to deal with any issues that arise, and will produce environmental monitoring reports using information compiled by the monitors.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily field inspections and reporting to ensure compliance with the environmental protection plans (EPPs) and other regulatory approvals
  • Prepare and submit reports regularly to ensure thorough documentation and recording of environmental protection aspects of the project
  • Communicating with the Environmental Manager, specialist environmental professionals, and Construction Managers
  • Develop, apply, and monitor environmental programs and policies
  • Mentor and provide guidance to environmental monitors
  • Review and complete environmental audits and identify areas for improvement
  • Keep records to make sure an organization is following environmental laws
  • Undertake investigations of environmental incidents and prepare written reports and recommendations
  • Maintain and ensure calibration of field monitoring equipment and related computers
  • Communicate effectively with project team members
  • Execute Health, Safety and Environmental Policies, Programs etc.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to demonstrate working competency in environmental inspecting and monitoring (such as field/site inspections, water sampling, field assessment of vegetation, aquatic species and wildlife), and in the use of GPS equipment
  • Knowledge of BC Water Quality Guidelines
  • Ensuring that fuel and other spills are properly reported and cleaned up
  • Preparing daily reports and incident reports
  • Ability to identify bird species from sight and sound, as well as conduct bird nest sweeps surveys and implement mitigation measures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess a robust work ethic and be able to work independently, while able to thrive in a team environment
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in the writing of technical reports, data entry, data compilation and the management of databases
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Job Requirements

Experience/ Qualifications

*Bachelor’s degree or diploma in environmental studies or technology from an institute of recognized standing with a minimum of (5) years of related experience in environmental planning and monitoring on large construction projects

*(QEP) Qualified Environmental Professional designation required

*Possess mature judgment and the ability to succeed with minimal supervision both independently and as a team member in an active construction environment

*Must be willing to work 2-1 rotation schedule in a camp

*Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license

Please Note: This is a site-based position located at the Site C Dam in Fort St. John, British Columbia. Preference will be given to qualified, local candidates. However, we will also consider fly in/out candidates based out of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Calgary, or Edmonton. Rotational employees are required to work a 14/7 rotation; flights and camp accommodations are provided while on shift.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Dental Care
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Night Shift

Experience:

  • Environmental: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Qualified Environmental Professional (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No